Risk Management

Preparing for the Hard Market

Preparing for the Hard Market

The insurance marketplace is a funny place; pricing and availability can appear and disappear seemingly at random, and predicting changes is more an art form than a science. Some years, insurance buyers benefit from falling costs and expanded coverage. Other times, when markets harden, business owners must make tough choices regarding their insurance and loss …

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OSHA Guidance for Reopening Nonessential Businesses

OSHA Guidance for Reopening Nonessential Businesses

On June 18, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released guidance to help employers plan how to reopen nonessential businesses. The guidance also addresses issues employers should consider as they ask their employees return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. OSHA’s guidelines for reopening nonessential businesses provide general principles for updating restrictions that …

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SBA Issues Two Additional PPP Final Interim Rules

SBA Issues Two Additional PPP Final Interim Rules

The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently released two additional final interim rules to provide further guidance for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan borrowers and lenders. Specifically, the two rules provide guidance for loan review procedures, loan forgiveness, and borrower and lender responsibilities. This article provides a general overview of the two final interim rules. For …

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CISA Warns Against COVID-19 Cyber Crime

CISA Warns Against COVID-19 Cyber Crime

According to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), malicious cyber actors are taking advantage of public concern surrounding COVID-19 by conducting phishing attacks and disinformation campaigns. CISA is encouraging individuals to guard against COVID-19-related phishing attacks and disinformation campaigns by taking the following precautions: Avoid clicking on links in unsolicited emails, and be wary …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Financial Resources Toolkit

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Financial Resources Toolkit

A concise, accessible, easy to understand resource to help answer financial questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Latest Developments HR Consulting Newsletter – March 27, 2020 Understanding the $2 Trillion Stimulus Package SBA Paycheck Protection Program Guide Insurance Financing & Savings Opportunities State of Missouri Guidance on Insurance – On March 18, 2020, Governor Parson …

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8 Tips to Avoid Email Phishing Scams

Every day, more than 3 billion phishing emails are sent out worldwide. These emails are tactics used by scammers to trick you into giving up sensitive information about you or your company. This infographic lists eight tips to avoid email phishing scams. (Click image to zoom) Summary Verify sender’s email address. Look for spelling errors. …

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